• Marietta Reads!, the Marietta City Schools (MCS) citywide effort to foster reading and literacy in the community, recently celebrated its tenth-year anniversary in Glover Park in the Marietta Square. Schools district-wide joined in the celebration offering a variety of literacy activities— a book fair, book costume characters, celebrity readers— and family-friendly entertainment including "A Great Place to Read" vignettes created by local designers, "Reading STEMS Creativity", drama and dance performances, and guest appearances by Marietta Reads! mascot Mari-Etta.